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A Main Street Way to Help Obese People

Don McNay | Posted 08.25.2014 | Business
Don McNay

"Don't you know things can change Things'll go your way If you can hold on for one more day" -Wilson Phillips I'm 55 years old and morbidly obese. ...

So Over the Beach? 10 Amazing Non-Beach Alternatives for a Summer Getaway

Oyster | Posted 07.22.2014 | Travel
Oyster

Don't get us wrong -- the beach will always hold a special place in our hearts. But when sandy toes and sunburn get to be too much, here are ten great alternatives to the typical beach getaway.

Music Lives, Live: Montreal Jazz Festival

Steve Schonberg | Posted 08.24.2014 | Entertainment
Steve Schonberg

This week marks the start of the 35th Montreal Jazz Festival, an annual celebration of music that despite its name, really elevates a range of styles to an international stage for 11 days in Montreal.

The Best Murals At This Year's Montreal Arts Fest

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 08.19.2014 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Montreal has shown up again on our radar this summer because of the second annual MURAL festival, a large gathering of art fans, performances and live...

Ménage to Rock it Out at Portugal Day Events in Toronto, Montreal and New York's Central Park

Ashley Jude Collie | Posted 08.04.2014 | Arts
Ashley Jude Collie

All over the world, Portuguese people will be joyfully celebrating the days around June 10, the tiny Iberian country's national holiday which is called Portugal Day.

CEOs Talk, Dreamers Listen

Valerie Frankel | Posted 07.29.2014 | Business
Valerie Frankel

During day one at C2MTL in Montreal, "a business conference somewhere between genius and insanity," several multi-milionaires delivered TED-Talk style inspirational speeches to the aspiring moguls in the audience.

TechFuture: Hold On! Paul Moller's Skycar Is Coming

Bill_Robinson | Posted 07.28.2014 | Technology
Bill_Robinson

If you are feeling dejected and gloomy, never fear; there's a flying car coming right at you in the near future. A "Jetsons-like" transportation mode is just around the corner.

DJ/Writer Sacha 'Son Raw' Orenstein Brings Fresh Sounds and Insights to the Music Field

Alex Koenig | Posted 07.02.2014 | Entertainment
Alex Koenig

When James Murphy of LCD Soundsystem explained his worry of being bested by the younger DJs with better ideas and more talent on "Losing My Edge," he was talking about cats like Son Raw.

May in Pink

Justine Frangouli-Argyris | Posted 06.30.2014 | Women
Justine Frangouli-Argyris

It is unfortunate and ironic that the unique symbol of femininity, a woman's breasts, can become her death trap! However, the research is there to prove that the disease can be beaten if it is discovered in its early stages. To this end, we must think pink all year around!

6 International Beer Fests You Should Hit This Year

Thrillist | Posted 06.15.2014 | Taste
Thrillist

What can you possibly do for this year's big beercation?

Changemakers in Every Village: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 05.20.2014 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Changing ourselves changes the world. In 2013, a group of daily givers, myself included, committed to provide seed funding to a fledgling social chan...

Montreal Journal V: Le Marche

Francis Levy | Posted 05.27.2014 | Travel
Francis Levy

Le Marche Jean-Talon is a big indoor farmer's market on the outskirts of Montreal and "Qui lait cru!?!" is the name of one of the many concessions th...

Montreal Journal: Sex D"Or

Francis Levy | Posted 05.21.2014 | Travel
Francis Levy

Alfred Hitchcock set I Confess starring Montgomery Clift as the priest, in the capital of the province of Quebec, Quebec City, but the setting could ...

How Sharing Pringles Saved My Flight to Hawaii

Bonni Brodnick | Posted 05.19.2014 | Fifty
Bonni Brodnick

On a recent trip to Hawaii, during the first six-hour leg and headed to Arizona, I settled in and looked forward to a relaxing flight. Until two children took the seats next to me.

Paul Provenza to Relaunch The Green Room at SXSW

Julie Seabaugh | Posted 04.30.2014 | Comedy
Julie Seabaugh

"It depends, because the whole thing about The Green Room is the combination of talent. It's not enough to just have a handful of great comics. What I need, and what excites me about it, is putting a handful of comics together who are particularly interesting."

Best Hotels in Canada 2014

U.S. News Travel | Posted 03.30.2014 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

You'll find 10 properties that represent the crème de la crème of Canadian hospitality. While each hotel maintains a unique style, they all hold a prominent spot on our 2014 list of the Best Hotels in Canada thanks to their upscale amenities, inspiring settings and superlative service.

Canada Made A Supercar!

Gregory Fink | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business

Canada can now proudly announce it will be the home of one supercar company. The brainchild of Canadian race car driver Antoine Bessette, Felino wi...

Interview With Jazz Pop Sensation Nikki Yanofsky

Erica Diamond | Posted 02.19.2014 | Entertainment
Erica Diamond

I recently sat down with jazz pop sensation Nikki Yanofsky, and what I discovered was a cool, bright, articulate, grounded young woman who knows what she wants, is doing what she loves and is chasing her passion with fierce determination.

The Man I Met on the Way to Montreal

Diane Vadino | Posted 02.17.2014 | Travel
Diane Vadino

Yesterday I took the train to Montreal. I love taking the train, and I actually particularly loving taking inefficient trains -- like Amtrak's Adiro...

Mundial Montréal #3: (Part Un) 'World Music Affaires!'

Marlon Regis | Posted 02.04.2014 | Entertainment
Marlon Regis

Without a chance to brush up on my poor speaking or understanding of French, I was whisked away from LA to Montréal, Canada after an invite came into my inbox to attend the 3rd annual world music conference/festival Mundial Montréal.

Street Artist Adorns Cities Across The Globe With Massive, Intricate Animals

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

New Work from ROA in Austria, Canada, Great Britain, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and the US. Today we visit with street artist, urban n...

"Mother and Child" at Sainte Justine's Hospital

Justine Frangouli-Argyris | Posted 01.26.2014 | Arts
Justine Frangouli-Argyris

With its bright, radiant colors, the painting immediately evokes the child-friendly atmosphere of the hospital as well as depicting the strong bonds that exist between mother and child.

What Quebec's Battle Over Religious Symbols Can Teach Americans About Church-State Separation

Rabbi Jordie Gerson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Jordie Gerson

As post-9-11 Americans, we know all too well that there's often a thin line between the separation of church and state and the infringement of rights we would otherwise take for granted; it's not easy to preserve individual rights while protecting religious groups.

I'm Not a Techie, But I Love Startups. Here's Why You Should Too.

Daniel Etcovitch | Posted 12.21.2013 | Small Business
Daniel Etcovitch

We're in the midst of a wave of innovation, where incredibly exciting companies are springing up all over the world. While cities like San Francisco, Tel Aviv, London and Berlin are leading the way, that doesn't mean you can discount a whole plethora of other places, including where you live.

Artist Turns Sewing Machines Into An Orchestra

Posted 10.17.2013 | Arts

What can you do with a gaggle of vintage sewing machines that date back to the 1950s if you don't know how to sew? We'll defer to artist Martin M...